Monthly Archives: May 2012

In Hindsight, 37.5 Million Dollars Isn’t Cool. You Know What’s Cool? A Billion Dollars. – Compliance Week

“A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.” — Sean Parker, The Social Network Yes, Sean Parker’s character (played by Justin Timberlake) uttered that memorable line in The Social Network, but you know who else might be saying that soon? Irving Picard, the court-appointed trustee in the Madoff case who is tasked with recovering funds for the victims of…

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Securities Docket News Wire for 2012-05-30

Dim Prospects for Financial Crisis Prosecutions – DealBook # Government Scraps Lindsey FCPA Appeal, Preserving Stunning Defense Win for Venable and… # Guilty plea in bribery case a rare ray of sunshine for government — The National Law Journal # Fear of jury boredom seeps into Gupta insider trial # Two jurors drop out of Gupta…

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